Wednesday, September 19, 2018

It’s not lost on the team here that as we put together our Made in America Issue this summer and no...

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

There are plenty of shiny and exciting new technologies to entice us today.  ...

Friday, September 07, 2018

Are you ready for the most business-changing marketing imaginable?  ...

Phenix Flooring: The quiet company

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Joe Dobbs started Dobbs Mills in late 2002, early 2003. Dobbs Mills had one customer — Lowe’s. ...

Without this you are easy prey for the internet

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Houzz has it. Home Depot doesn’t have it. Lumber Liquidators has it. Lowe’s doesn’t have it. Floor ...

Millennials want different, Boomers want better (Part 2 of 2)

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

This is an over simplification but we think it works. Now that Baby Boomers are sliding home (53 to ...

The Whole Wide World

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

It’s not lost on the team here that as we put together our Made in America Issue this summer and no...

Managing the online to in-store journey

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

There are plenty of shiny and exciting new technologies to entice us today.  ...

Catch the Wave

Monday, August 20, 2018

"Don’t screw it up.” These were the simple but to the point words of USFloors president and executi...

The State of the Nation’s Housing

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University recently released its annual State of th...

Globalism & the construction industry

Monday, July 16, 2018

Construction is one of the few industries in our economy that has been sheltered from globalism.&nb...

Emerging technology reshapes construction industry

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Our economy is increasingly dominated by technology. There’s no clearer indication of this than loo...

Go Nuclear

Friday, September 07, 2018

Are you ready for the most business-changing marketing imaginable?  ...

Exaggerations, myths & difficult truths

Friday, May 18, 2018

The world is changing so quickly that it’s often difficult to separate reality from myth. ...

The world is crazy. Ignore it.

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Is the world going nuts? The first answer is yes....

Warranties and responsibility

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Much of the floor covering that is sold today, although usually sold by a retail dealer to his cust...

Failure to pay

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

I’m often asked by flooring contractors who, for no apparent reason, have not been paid for the carp...

Workers’ Compensation

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Every state in the U.S. has a workers’ compensation law. Although these laws are, in fact, state law...

Are you becoming a technology dinosaur?

Monday, August 27, 2018

Many flooring dealers are parents. So, would you buy a car for your young child and have them jump ...

Go tell it on the mountain!

Thursday, June 14, 2018

I get in my cab going to an industry event in Charlotte and my driver strikes up a conversation wit...

Beat the box stores with better products

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

As a retailer, are you showing better products or is your team doing what they do best —telling you ...

Good relationships lead to luxury sales

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Early in my career as a retailer my mentor Sonna Calandrino told me: “Revenue follows relationships....

A closer look at LVT

Monday, November 27, 2017

According to the Mintel Report in March 2016, Residential Flooring U.S., the vinyl tile category saw...

Manufacturer reps should be a retailer’s partner

Friday, October 13, 2017

With the loss of business, residents lose. What does this mean to the retailer?...

DataSource: No records available.


No records are currently available for this section. Check back soon!

DataSource: No records available.


No records are currently available for this section. Check back soon!

DataSource: No records available.


No records are currently available for this section. Check back soon!

Welcome to Flooring 101

  

Digital Edition

Digital Edition Cover Image

Calendar of Events

Aligned Conference - Promoboxx
October 3 - October 5, 2018
Boston, MA
FCICA - Mid Year Convention
October 3 - October 5, 2018
NFA - National Floorcovering Alliance
October 17 - October 18, 2018
Rhode Island
Starnet Fall Meeting
October 19 - October 21, 2018
San Antonio, TX
Total Solutions Plus (NTCA+CTDA+TCNA)
October 27 - October 30, 2018
Grapevine, TX
NAFCD & NBMDA Convention
November 6 - November 8, 2018
Dallas, TX
The International Surface Event
January 23 - January 25, 2019
Las Vegas, NV - Mandalay Bay Convention Center
DOMOTEX USA
February 28 - March 2, 2019
Atlanta, GA - Hall A2-A3 Georgia World Congress Center